The Tri-County Obituary Project

Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Hren, Christine A.
Christine A. Hren - Pueblo Chieftain - June 12, 2002 - Christine A. Hren, lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away June 9, 2002. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Eddie Hren, Feb. 2, 1999; and parents, Gus and Rose DeJoy. Christine is survived by her daughter, Jean (Frank) Perko; grandsons, Frank III and Kurt Alan. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Christine retired after 22 years from the Bureau of Reclamation as the project manager/secretary, member of Eagles Lodge No. 145, and a member of the Shrine of St. Therese for over 40 years. Christine was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed time with family and friends. The family will deeply miss her gracious heart and how she always thought of others before thinking of herself. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday, Shrine of St. Therese. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food. The family will receive family and friends following graveside services at the church hall for a reception.

Hren, Eddie L.
Eddie L. Hren - Pueblo Chieftain - February 05, 1999 - Eddie L. Hren, 82, passed away Feb. 2, 1999. Loving husband of Christine Hren, to whom he was married 52 years. Father of Jean (Frank) Perko of Pueblo. Grandfather of Frank E. Perko III of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kurt A. Perko, Pueblo. Brother of Frank Hren, Ray Hren, Elsie Veges and Gladys (Gil) Camara, all of Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Emma Hren, and by his brothers, Victor, Anthony and Albert Hren. Mr. Hren served in the 35th Fighter Control Squadron, U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II, serving in New Guinea from Jan. 23, 1942 - Oct. 10, 1943. He received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Member, Shrine of St. Therese Parish, BPOE No. 90 and Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 145. Viewing hours are noon to 5 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Shrine of St. Therese Church. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery Mausoleum. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. The family will receive friends after the entombment in the St. Joseph Room of Shrine of St. Therese Church.

Hren, Frank P.
Frank P. Hren - Pueblo Chieftain - March 14, 2002 - Of Pueblo, passed away March 11, 2002. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Kathryn Hren; parents, Victor and Emma Hren; and four brothers, Vitus, Anton, Eddie and Albert. Frank is survived by two sisters, Elsie Veges, Gladys (Gil) Camara; and brother, Ray Hren, all of Pueblo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and a very special friend, Mary Dolgan. Frank was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Elks Lodge No. 90 and Eagles Lodge No. 145. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and friends. His greatest passion was ballroom dancing with his beloved wife. Frank was also a member of a barbershop quartet. He will be deeply missed by the many lives he touched with his giving heart. Rosary, 7 p.m. Friday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Patrick Catholic Church. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a charity of choice.

Hren, Frank Stanley
Frank Stanley Hren - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 2004 - Frank Stanley Hren. At his request, no services are planned for Frank Stanley Hren, 78, of Casper, Wyo. Cremation has taken place. He died February 4, 2004 - at the Central Wyoming Hospice Home after an extended illness. He was born October 22, 1925 in Rosita, Colo. to Frank V. and Anna (Vaclav) Hren. He graduated from Central High School in Pueblo, Colo. in June of 1943 and went directly into the Navy. He was Honorably Discharged in April of 1946. The last ship that he was on was the U.S.S. Little Rock. He married Sarah L. Jefferies on December 20, 1948 in Clayton, N.M. He worked for GATX as a Shop Superintendent for 8 years in Casper, and then worked for Pacific Power and Electric Plant in Glenrock for 22+ years, retiring as a Control Operator. He enjoyed bowling, travel, photography, astronomy, cabinet making, wood working, and he was a voracious reader and an avid sports fan. He was a member of the American Legion and a life member of the Elks. He was very fond of animals and helping with the destruction of cruel and inhumane practices. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Hren, Casper, Wyo.; his sister-in-law, Mary Jane Lackey; and seven nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his two sisters, Dorothy Swenson and Betty Ann Ronco. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Charity of Donors Choice; The International Fund For Animal Welfare, 411 Main St., Yarmouth Port, Mass. 02675-1843; The Casper Humane Society; or the Central Wyoming Hospice Program. Memorial Chapel Funeral Home and Crematory will be in charge of the arrangements.

Hren, Irene E.
Irene E. Hren - Pueblo Chieftain - July 01, 2003 - Irene E. Hren, 91, passed away June 29, 2003. She is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, John G. Hren, and four brothers. She is survived by her children, Ronald Hren, Flagstaff, Ariz., Lloyd (Dianne) Hren, Spring, Texas, and Beverly Tezak, Gunnison, Colo.; grandchildren, Michael (Jill) Hren, Flagstaff, Ariz., Julie (John) Piercy, Lynchburg, Va., Douglas Hren, Mary Hren and David Hren, all of Spring, Texas, Rhonda (Steve) Lewis, Pueblo West. Danny (Shelli) Tezak, Canon City; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Piercy, Lynchburg, Va., Tiffaney Lewis, Pueblo West, Stephanie Lewis, Pueblo West, Kyndra Tezak, Canon City, and Bryce Tezak, Canon City. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom she adored, and by her good friends, Ray and Janice Lewis. She was a member of Tabor Lutheran Church. Visitation, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with entombment to follow at the Roselawn Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or charity of your choice in Irene's memory.

Hren, Mary Kathryn
Mary Kathryn Hren - Pueblo Chieftain - June 14, 1998 - Mary Kathryn Hren, age 84, passed away June 11, 1998. She is survived by her husband, Frank P. Hren- sisters, Theresa Wilkinson of Las Vegas, Nev., and Dorothy (Bay) Baldwin of Rochester, Minn.- and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hren was a member of the Eagle's Auxiliary No. 145 of Pueblo. At her request, cremation, with no viewing. , 2 p.m. Tuesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. The family respectfully requests the omission of food.

Hrenya, Michael Joseph
Michael Joseph Hrenya - Pueblo Chieftain - August 17, 2000 - Michael Joseph Hrenya, 54, of Pueblo. Survived by his wife, Mary Hrenya, of the family home. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, both at Romero Chapel. Interment, Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colo.

Hribar, Jake Jr.
Jake Hribar Jr. - Huerfano World - September 20, 2001 - Jake Hribar, Jr., 90, of Walsenburg, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2001. Mr. Hribar was born on Sept. 26, 1910 to Jacob and Frances Ocepeck Hribar, Mr. Hribar was an avid gardener and outdoorsman. He especially loved farming and all aspects of it. Mr. Hribar, a member of St. Mary Church and the Slovene National Benefit Society, is survived by his wife, Cora, Walsenburg; children, Joyce (Tim) Davis, James (Rhonda) Hribar; grandchildren, Dee (Greg) Mayo, Debra (Larry) Hand, Tim (Lauren) Davis, Bret (Kathy) Hribar, Melinda (Kirk) Ruzanski, Chad Hribar, Jaime Hribar and Dustin Hribar; great Grandchildren, Chelsea and Brittany days, Taylor, Lindsey and Paige Hand, Claire Davis, Jake Hribar, Cody and Kylie Ruzanski; a sister, Frances Giordano; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brother and four sisters. Services were at St. Mary Church. Vigil 6 p.m. Tuesday; funeral mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. interment, South St. Mary Cemetery.

Hribar, Mary J.
Sister Mary James Hribar - Huerfano World - October 31, 1991 - Sister Mary James Hribar, OSB, died Sept. 23, 1991, in Glendora, CA. Born Jan. 24, 1904, in Henrichenburg, Germany, she entered Mount St. Scholastic in Atchison, KS, June 19, 1920 and professed her vows Aug. 15,1922. She had been a member of St. Lucy's Priory, Glendora since 1956. Mass of Christian Burial was Sept. 26 in St. Lucy's Priory. Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery. She is survived by a brother, Jake Hribar, Walsenburg and a sister, Frances Giordano, Pueblo; numerous nieces and nephews.

Hribernick, Frank A.
Frank A. Hribernik - Pueblo Chieftain - August 24, 1997 - Frank A. Hribernik, passed away Aug. 21, 1997. Survived by his wife, Helen his children, Jack (Joanne) King, and Janie King, both of Pueblo his grandchildren, Brandon Hinshaw, McCook, Neb., Anjie (Brian) Crites, Pueblo, and J.J. King, Pueblo. Also survived by his brother, Julian (Violet) Hribernik, Bethel Island, Calif.- sister, Jane Henigsman, Pueblo- and his sister, Ann Evanetich, Willoughby, Ohio- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anton and Mary Sorcan Hribernik- his brother, Anthony Hribernik- and his sister, Mary. A lifetime Pueblo resident, Mr. Hribernik retired from Rainbo Bakery in 1986 after 51 years of service. He was a life member of St. Mary Parish, member of the Okalitza Tamburitzans, St. Joseph Lodge No. 7 KSKJ- Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 145- AARP, and was a member of the Army Air Corps in World War II. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, both services at St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with graveside honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Viewing, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Arrangements by McCarthy Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

Hronish, Lawrence Jr.
Lawrence Hronish, Jr. – Huerfano World – April 22, 1965 - Funeral Services were held Monday in Durango for Lawrence Hronish, Jr., 47. A nephew of Mrs. Joe Rizzi, Sr. of Walsenburg and a cousin of Ben Rizzi of Walsenburg and Joe Rizzi Jr. of Denver, Mr. Hronish died Thursday when a bulldozer he was operating overturned and crushed him. Survivors also include his wife, two children, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hronish, Sr., of Raton. Attending the rites were Mrs. Joe Rizzi Sr. and her son, Joe. They went to Durango Sunday and returned Tuesday.

Hruby, John Paul Jr.
John Paul Hruby Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - April 02, 2006 - John Paul Hruby Jr., May 29, 1961 - March 28, 2006 - Survived by his parents, John and Fran, children, Katherine, Morgan and John, sisters Jean (Patrick), Barbara (Fred) and brothers Jim (Kathy) and Robert (Kim). Numerous nieces and nephews. Graduate of Centennial High School and attended the University of Colorado. Employed as Project Manager by Tarco Construction Co. Memorial Service St. Pius X, April 3, 10:00 am. Reception following service, church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to John Hruby Memorial Fund, US Bank or the charity of your choice.

Hubali, Ivan
Ivan Hubali - Walsenburg - July 1904 - George Halczasy was killed in the Robinson mine and Ivan Hubali and George Tamies at Rouse.

Hubat, Frank
Frank Hubat - Telluride Daily Journal - January 23, 1907 - Explosion in Trinidad Mine Today - Trinidad, Jan. 23 - An explosion in the main entry of the mouth of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's coal mine at Primero occurred this morning. It is reported that twenty miners were killed and may be more. The explosion it is supposed was caused by a "windy shot." The body of Frank Hobat, timberman, has been recovered. Note: Frank Hubat is listed among the dead of the Primero Mine disaster of January 23, 1907 through the Denver Public Library's collection entitled "Colorado Mining Fatalities." It lists Frank Hubat as a Hungarian, age 24, and single. He was working as a "day man" for Colorado Fuel & Iron, and the cause of death was listed as an explosion of gas and dust. For complete details of this disaster go to:

Hubbard, A. P.
A. P. Hubbard – Durango Democrat – January 17, 1902 – Rev. A. P. Hubbard, secretary of the African M. E. church, died in Washington yesterday. He lived a number of years at Pueblo.

Hubbard, Austin L.
Pfc. Austin L. Hubbard - Walsenburg World-Independent- March 1, 1945 - A. L. Hubbard Listed as Dead in Action - Another Huerfano county man, Pfc. Austin L. Hubbard, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Hubbard of La Veta, has been killed in action, according to a message received by his parents there this morning. No details surrounding his death were given. Pfc. Hubbard, who has been in service some two years, was on active duty on Luzon at the time of his death, which was given as Feb. 11. He is the youngest son of the La Veta couple. Huerfano World - March 4, 1993 - This Week in La Veta History - 1945: Pfc. Austin L. Hubbard, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Hubbard of La Veta, was killed in action on Luzon.

Hubbard, Bessie E.
Bessie E. Hubbard - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 2002 - Bessie E. Hubbard passed away Feb. 19, 2002, at the age of 109. She was predeceased by her husband, J.W. Hubbard. She is survived by a son, James H. Hubbard of Denver; sister, Josephine Blinn of Canandaigua, N.Y.; and brother, John C. Brannon of Whittier, Calif. She is also survived by five granddaughters of various locales. Funeral service, 2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Mountain View.

Hubbard, Velma B.
Velma B. Hubbard - Pueblo Chieftain - September 05, 2004 - Velma B. Hubbard passed away Sept. 3, 2004, in Pueblo. Velma was born in Salida, Colo., on Oct. 13, 1908, to William and Effie Bailey Green and had lived in Pueblo most of her life. She was employed as a bookkeeper in the Whitman Hotel for many years. Mrs. Hubbard was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; and two brothers, Orman and Harold Green. She is survived by a brother, Henry Green of Pueblo; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends. Mrs. Hubbard will lie in state at the mortuary from 5 until 7 p.m. on Monday. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, in the Mountain View Cemetery.

Hubbard, Waldo Raymond
Waldo Raymond Hubbard - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - June 09, 1994 - Waldo Raymond Hubbard, 65, who was employed by DJ Petroleum in sales and service, died June 5, 1994, at a local hospital. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. today at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Limon, with the Revs. Bill Rhinehart and Jerry Kelleher officiating. Burial will be at Mount Calvery Cemetery, Hugo. Love Funeral Home, 225 F Ave., Limon, is handling arrangements. Mr. Hubbard was born May 15, 1929, in Denver to Waldo Ray Hubbard and Laura Cochran. He was married to Linda Hendrix Hubbard, who survives. He also is survived by three daughters, Becky Bradberry of Walsenburg, Lahna Wimmer of Hugo and Melody Lukow of Limon; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Simla Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus in Limon. He enjoyed sports.

Hubbard, Wilfred E.
Wilfred E. "Bill" Hubbard - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2001 - Age 72, passed away on July 31, 2001. Preceded in death by both parents, Annie Lora and Morgan Hubbard. Born June 22, 1929, in Springfield, Colo., and graduated from Canon City High School. He went on to become band and music director at Pueblo County High in 1959, eventually becoming assistant principal at PCHS. He then furthered his education and received his master's degree at West State University, becoming principal at South Mesa Elementary School. He worked for School District 70 for a total of 27 years. He leaves his loving wife of 41 years, Louise; and four daughters, Cindy (Gil) Montoya, Lori Hubbard, Becky Theis, Stacey (Kirk) Bollin. He also leaves four grandchildren: Desiree Hubbard, Austin Garrison, Kyle and Kaitlyn Bollin; and one great-grandson, DeAngelo Duran; brothers-in-law, Gaylord Vincent of Chicago and Jim (Patricia) Vincent of Dallas, Texas. His love of sports, particularly the Broncos, was second only to music and computers. Bill was an avid photographer and during his retirement enjoyed playing with the Serenaders. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, we ask that you send donations to UΚS Bank, Belmont Branch, in care of Louise Hubbard.

Hubble, Unknown
Unknown Hubble - Trinidad Enterprise - October 12, 1878 - A young man by the name of Hubble died of consumption on the 30th, at the residence of Mr. Jones, on the Cimmaroncito, and was given a decent burial by charitable neighbors. The poor boy - for he was not over 18 years old - came here in destitute circumstances and in the last stages of consumption, and was kindly cared for by the people in the neighborhood. We are informed that his father lives in Trinidad and is editor of the Democrat. - Cimarron News.

Hubbs, Nina May
Nina May Hubbs - Pueblo Chieftain - August 22, 2000 - Nina May Hubbs, 88, longtime Pueblo resident, passed away Aug. 21, 2000. She was a retired employee of the Colorado State hospital, where she spent more than 30 years of dedicated service. Mrs. Hubbs is survived by her children, Wanda (Jim) Tising and Thomas A. (Beverly) Hubbs; grandchildren, Jody (Mark) Friend, Stacie Hubbs, Jeff (Charlotte) Bailey, Rebecca (John) Strong and Mike (Diana) Bailey; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the charity of choice in memory of Nina Hubbs.

Huber, Harry C.
Harry C. Huber - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 2006 - Harry C. Huber, 84, born Oct. 21, 1921, in Rulo, Neb., passed away Feb. 19, 2006, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine. Survived by his children, Harry C. (Laura) Huber Jr., Omaha, Neb., Leann (Dr. Jim) Bergles, Pueblo, Colo., and Dennis J. Huber, Sacramento, Calif.; also survived by seven grandchildren; and three great-granddaughters. Harry retired from Omaha Steel Works after 40 years of service. He was a veteran of World War II 5th Army Air Corp. and was stationed in the Pacific Theatre. He also was a Korean War veteran. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Huber, Helen
Helen Mary Huber – Pueblo Chieftain – November 3, 2006 - Helen Mary Huber died on Nov. 1, 2006. Born in Pueblo, Colo., on Oct. 30, 1923, she was the daughter of George F. and Julia B. Huber. Helen is survived by her brother, Keith (Betty) Huber; sister-in-law, Ruth Huber; nieces, Sylvia (Paul) Fanning, Judith Hendrix, Maura (Richard) Edison, Karen (Michael) Sexton and Deborah (David) Dupps; nephews, Wayne (Linda) Huber, Mark Huber, Paul (Lori) Huber, Michael Huber and Jeffrey (Valerie) Huber. Also survived by grand-nieces and -nephews; and friend, Ethel M. Bonn. Preceded in death by her parents; sister, Dorothy; and brothers, Robert and Kenneth. Helen graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School, and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Master of Science degree in psychiatric/mental health nursing, Catholic University, Washington, D.C. She was elected to membership in Sigma Theta Tau (National Honor Society in nursing), and in PI Gamma NU (National Social Service Honor Society), and the Delta Kappa Gamma Society of Women Educators. Helen taught nursing students at Seton School of Nursing, Penrose Hospital, Colorado Springs, and St. Mary, Pueblo; also at De Paul School of Nursing and St. Mary-Corwin Hospital; and also served as assistant director of nursing service at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. After completing graduate studies in 1958, she taught nursing personnel at Colorado State Hospital, Pueblo. In 1961, she was appointed the first director of nursing at the Fort Logan Mental Health Center and served in that capacity until 1976, when she became a field representative and surveyor/consultant for the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Hospitals, Chicago, Ill., serving in that capacity for five years. In 1981, she was appointed assistant director of nursing for psychiatric nursing at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Albuquerque, N.M., serving in that capacity until her retirement in 1988. Helen was a member of the Shrine of St. Therese Parish where a funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, with cremation to follow the service.

Huber, Nancy Ann
Nancy Ann (Green) Huber - Pueblo Chieftain - February 08, 2002 - Nancy Ann (Green) Huber of Pueblo West passed away unexpectedly Feb. 6, 2002. She was born in Pueblo on May 15, 1954. Nancy is preceded in death by grandparents, Virgil and Clara Lilly. Survived by loving husband, Cliff Huber; children, Al (Amy) Huber, Powell (Lisa Landreth) Huber, Lisa (Russ Folga) Huber; parents, Al and Jane Huber; grandchildren, David, Paul and Daven Huber; mother-in-law, Georgialee Dunsworth; grandmother, Emma Green; brother, Marvon (Becky) Green; sister, Judy (Dennis) Diaz; stepsisters, Georgialee Hodge, Alene (Jim Golob) Huber, Lesle Monteith (Hossein Afshari) as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Nancy and Clifford were married on March 3, 1972. Mrs. Huber is a 1972 graduate of Central High School. She enjoyed caring for her grandchildren and going on cruises with her family and friends. Her favorite pastime was collecting pigs. Just recently, she retired as office manager from Dr. Shoemaker's office. Nancy will be best remembered for opening her home to family and friends, and for her giving and caring heart. Viewing, from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Saturday, First Southern Baptist Church, 301 Cleveland Ave. Cremation to follow. The family will receive friends after the funeral service at the church hall.

Hubersberger, Carolyn
Mrs. Carolyn Rhea Hubersberger - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 1961 - Mrs. Carolyn Rhea Hubersberger, 3011 County Club Drive, local hospital Sunday. Survivors are her husband, William G. Hubersberger and children, Rhea May, George William and Joseph E. Hubersberger, mother Mrs. Rhea Teague and father Claude Gleason, Pueblo. Member of the First Methodist Church, American Association of University Woman, the D.A.R. and Alpha Delta Kappa. Mrs. Hubersberger was born and reared in Pueblo, graduating from Centennial High School and from Colorado College with a B.A. Degree and presently was teaching at Somerlid School. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Pueblo Chieftain - October 24, 1961 - Mrs. Carolyn Rhea Hubersberger services Rouch chapel Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas L. Kleen pastor of First Methodist Church officiating. To Roselawn.

Hubersberger, Violet E.
Violet E. Hubersberger - Pueblo Chieftain - May 8, 1991 - Violet E. Hubersberger, born March 31, 1903, passed away May 7, 1991. Wife of Lynn W. Hubersberger who passed away Jan. 26, 1970. Mother of Lynn W. (Alma) Hubersberger, Pueblo, Gene R. (Arlene) Hubersberger, Penrose, Colo., and Dale J. (Brenda) Hubersberger, Eagle-Vail, Colo. Grandmother of Vance A. (Judi) Hubersberger and Jason E. Hubersberger and great-grandmother of Jaclyn, Ashley and Brandy. A lifelong resident of Pueblo, she was a member of Faith Methodist Church. Graveside Committal Service, 2 p.m. Friday, Mountain View Cemetery. Following the graveside service, the family will receive friends and relatives at 32 Fordham Circle, Pueblo.

Hubsch, Erwin Robert
Erwin Robert Hubsch - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 2000 - Erwin Robert Hubsch, 86, of Walsenburg. Cremation has taken place.

Hubsch, Florence
Florence Hubsch - Pueblo Chieftain - April 10, 2002 - Age 92, of Walsenburg. Cremation has taken place.

Huckabay, Dezmond Antonio
Dezmond Antonio Huckabay - Pueblo Chieftain - December 07, 2003 - Dezmond Antonio Huckabay, 20 months old, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord, Dec. 3, 2003. Born March 20, 2002, in Pueblo, Colo.; preceded in death by his great grandparents, Nellie Griego, Mary Portillos. Survived by parents, Brian Huckabay, Janelle Portillos; brother, Diego Huckabay; grandparents, Cicilia Huckabay, Donald Huckabay, Gerald (Doris) Portillos, Jean (Frank) Roland; also survived by numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation, 3 to 6 p.m., and vigil service, 6 p.m.; both Monday at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Holy Rosary Church. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after both services.

Huckaby, Hattie L.
Hattie L. Huckaby – Newspaper Unknown – March 2001 – Clinton County, Missouri - Hattie L. Huckaby, 78, Florence, CO, died Sunday, March 4, 2001, at a nursing home in Florence. Born February 7, 1923, in Turney, Mrs. Huckaby and her family moved to Stewartsville until moving to Colorado. She lived in Pueblo until moving to Plattsburg in 1975. In 1984 she moved to Florence where she resided until her death. Mrs. Huckaby was a home-maker, and was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Florence. She married Charles A. Huckaby in Plattsburg on December 31, 1941. He preceded her in death on January 5, 1976. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Smith T. Christian, and Mary Elizabeth (McNally) Christian; two brothers and three sisters. Survivors include four sons, Charles Huckaby of Graham, WA, Stanley Huckaby of Pueblo, CO, John Huckaby of Canon City, CO, and Dan Huckaby of Pueblo, CO; three daughters, Mary Dow of Chickasha, OK, Alice Rogers of Pueblo, CO and Lillie Huckaby of Florence, CO; two sisters, Lucy Cannon of Stewartsville, and Emajean Askren of St. Joseph; 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grand-children and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside Service and inurment was held Friday, at the Green Lawn Cemetery, Plattsburg with arrangements made by the Cox Funeral Home, Plattsburg.

Huckleberry-Gettler, Mary Jane
Mary Jane Huckleberry-Gettler - Pueblo Chieftain - December 14, 2003 - Mary Jane Huckleberry- Gettler, born July 10, 1919, in Pueblo, passed away Dec. 9, 2003. Preceded in death by parents, James B. and Bernice Johnston; husbands, A. F. Huckleberry and R. F. Gettler; and three sisters. Survived by daughters, Janet F. (Ron) Vertner and M. Jane Huckleberry; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, James M. Johnston; and brother-in-law, Thomas R. Janoski. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church for 69 years, Pueblo Chapter 7 Eastern Star and Pueblo Chapter of PEO. Mary Jane retired from Minnequa Bank in 1977 and served as a volunteer at both Parkview and St. Mary-Corwin Hospitals. She was a dedicated homemaker who loved spending time with her family and traveling. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Huddin, Betty
Betty Huddin – Pueblo Chieftain – January 11, 1956 – Betty Huddin. Episcopal services 2 p.m. Thursday at Davis Mortuary Memorial Chapel. To Mountain View.

Huddleston, A. B. (Child of)
Child of A. B. Huddleston - Westland News - January 14, 1916 - As we are at our desk winnowing the happenings of the past week worthy of newspaper mention is the sad news which tragedy invariably tells, breaks upon our hearing. Last Sunday evening at the A. B. Huddleston home, an eleven-year old boy is seriously wounded, probably fatally, by the accidental discharge of a shotgun in the hands of an older brother who, as it seems, was carelessly showing the weapon to a neighbor boy. The wounded lad has been taken to Pueblo for treatment, and while the parents of this boy have our profoundest sympathy, we inasmuch trust for the speedy recovery of their unfortunate child.

Huddleston, Ann M.
Ann M. Huddleston - Pueblo Chieftain - December 01, 2004 - Ann M. Huddleston, 90, passed away Nov. 28, 2004. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack S. Huddleston; and her grandson, Jeffery Scott Coke. Survived by her children, Jacqueline Sandoval and John Michael Huddleston, both of Pueblo; grandchildren, Wendy Jacobs of Pueblo, Cindy (John) Trent of Wichita, Kan., and Alan Troy (Wendy) Coke of Colorado Springs; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Scott Jacobs, Jamie Trent, T.J. and Christopher Trent, Patrick, Jessica and Katie Coke; also survived by her sister-in-law, Penny Allenbach, Pueblo; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Ann loved gardening and flowers and enjoyed bird-watching. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Friday, at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Arthritis Foundation in her memory through the funeral home office.

Huddleston, Mildred Eilene
Mildred Eilene Huddleston - Pueblo Chieftain - February 11, 2002 - Age 88, longtime resident of Olney Springs, Colo. Born Aug. 25, 1913, in Trenton, Mo., to Virgil Moore Lauderdale Ware and Lieusettie Ann Talmadge Ware. She married Henry Cecil Huddleston on Nov. 16, 1929, in Horace, Kan. He preceded her in death on May 20, 1997. She is survived by sons, Darrell Dewey Huddleston of Pirmasan, Germany, and Roger W. Huddleston of Monument, Colo.; daughters, Cecile Lucille Shaffer of Pueblo West, and Janetha Ann Huddleston of Olney Springs, Colo.; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-granddaughters. Preceded in death by parents; husband; and children, Helen Eloise Huddleston and Donald R. (Nick) Huddleston; and daughter-in-law, Shirley Huddleston. Funeral services, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at Community United Methodist Church in Olney Springs, with Pastor Lora Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Olney Springs Cemetery. Family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to either Community United Methodist Church or the Olney Springs Cemetery fund. Arrangements by Griffy Family Funeral Home, Ordway, Colo. Card of thanks - Pueblo Chieftain February 11, 2002 Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Earl Eifert, all the staff of the Villa Pueblo Towers and Sangre De Cristo Hospice for the tender loving care and vigilant attention given to our mother. The family of Mildred Eilene Huddleston.

Hude, Tony C.
Tony C. Hude - Pueblo Chieftain - October 09, 1997 - Tony C. Hude, 66, passed away peacefully Oct. 4, 1997. Born to the union of Andy Hude and Mae Wells on Oct. 21, 1930, near Bon Carbo, Colo. Tony lived in the Pueblo area his entire adult life. Preceded in death by his parents- his sister, Viola Hurtado- and brother, George Hude. Survived by his daughters, Sherry (Ray) Catulli and Annie (Bob) Kellner- granddaughter, Leah Kellner- sisters, Mae (Al) Garcia, Annie Jiron and Helen Hude- brothers, William (Jane) Hude and Andrew Hude- nephew, Gilbert Hurtado- and many other relatives and friends. Mr. Hude was a lifelong member of the Steelworkers Union and retired from CF&I wire mill drawing room with 42 years service in 1994. Mr. Hude enjoyed his retirement, staying busy looking after his family and practicing vermiculture. Tony was well known for his love of animals, especially his dogs, Chubbs and Schooner. The family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the Animal Welfare and Protection Society through the Davis Funeral Home office. Mr. Hude was a Korean War Army veteran. s at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1145 S. Aspen, 1 p.m. today, Oct. 9, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. The family would like Tony's friends to join them for a beer, Dutch lunch and maybe a wet willy" at Los Hombres Restaurant at 1849 S. Pueblo Blvd. (Regency Center) from 4 to 6 p.m. following the service.

Hude, William L.
William L. Hude - Pueblo Chieftain - March 20, 2001 - Age 63, born Dec. 6, 1937, passed away March 17, 2001. Survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Jane Hude; and children, Ida Mae (Kenneth) Rhodes and William (Susan) Hude. Grandfather of Kenny, Jenna, Zachary and Tyler. He is also survived by his sisters, Mae (Al) Garcia and Annie Jiron; and brother, Andrew Hude; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Hude is preceded in death by his parents, Andy and Lillie Mae Hude; brothers, George and Tony Hude; and sisters, Viola Hurtado and Helen Hude. Viewing, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the chapel. Funeral service, Thursday, 10 a.m., George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Good-Touch/Bad-Touch Program through the Catholic Charities, Diocese of Pueblo.

Hudgens, Arthur James
Arthur James “Pete” Hudgens - Pueblo Chieftain - May 01, 2002 - Arthur James “Pete” Hudgens passed away April 28, 2002, in Pueblo. Art was born in Boone, Colo., on Oct. 31, 1932, to Albert Jesse and Oakland Carmen Hudgens. He was a 1950 graduate of Centennial High School and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 through 1956. Pete served many years on the Pueblo Police Department before retiring in 1975. He received two commendations for saving lives during his years on the department. Mr. Hudgens is survived by his son, Kurt Randall of Colorado Springs; a daughter, Kelly Rae Hudgens of Colorado City; a granddaughter, Chelsea Anne Frantz of Colorado City, who was Poppy Pete's fishing buddy; a brother, Robert (Ruth) Hudgens of Pueblo; two sisters, Rosa Dean Rollison of Pueblo, and Ruth (Gene) Wells of Boone; a sister-in-law, Mary “Jonnie” Smith of Pueblo; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2002, in the First Presbyterian Church, 220 W. 10th St. Donations in memory of Mr. Hudgens may be made to the Chelsea Anne Frantz Education Fund through the mortuary.

Hudgens, Beulah May
Beulah May Hudgens - Pueblo Chieftain - December 20, 1987 - Beulah May Hudgens, 87, died Dec. 16, 1987. She moved from Pueblo to the Bethany, Okla., area in 1973. She was a member of Bethany First Nazarene Church, Berean Sunday School class and Maude Wyman Missionary Chapter. She is survived by daughters, Evelyn (Grant) Keeton, Bethany and Alta Hall, Grand Junction, Colo.; son, Gene Hudgens, Atlanta, Ga.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Service, 10 a.m. Monday, Belmont Nazarene Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo. Guardian-West Funeral Home, Oklahoma City. OK.

Hudgens, Ruth L.
Ruth L. Hudgens - Pueblo Chieftain - April 05, 2006 - Ruth L. Hudgens passed away April 2, 2006, in Pueblo. Ruth was a lifelong resident, having been born in Pueblo on Sept. 3, 1933. She worked as a secretary at the Pueblo Police Department for many years before her retirement and was an active member of Tabor Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert E. Hudgens; her children, Barbara J. Howard, Robert C. (Cheryl) Hudgens, Beverly J. (Roy) Carver; grandchildren, Sean (Jessica) Howard, Robert Rodasta, Kaitlin (Lanny) Lollar, Jennifer Hudgens, Kylie Hudgens, Kristyn Hudgens, Jason (Rachel) Carver, Kristy (Dave) Laframboise; four great-grandchildren, several, cousins, nieces and nephews; and a host of good friends including Shirley McIntyre and Marcie Wright. Mrs. Hudgens will lie in state at the mortuary from 2 to 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Funeral service, 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2006, Tabor Lutheran Church, 102 E. Orman Ave. Cremation will follow. Donations in memory of Ruth may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or to Tabor Lutheran Church. Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2006 - Ruth L. Hudgens. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Deane Rollison and Mary “Jonne” Smith; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Gene and Ruth Wells; and special cousin, Ruby Stahl. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, at the mortuary. Funeral service, 6 p.m. today, Tabor Lutheran Church, 102 E. Orman Ave. Cremation will follow.

Hudnall, Alice E.
Alice E. Hudnall – Huerfano World – May 15, 2003 - Alice E. Hudnall (Herbert), 82, went to her Savior's side on April 30, 2003 after suffering a stroke. Born July 16, 1920, she lived near Walsenburg for the last 6½ years. She had lived in the Fort Atkinson, WI, area for most of her life. She was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fort Atkinson, and a member of St. Paul's Ladies Aid. She was a founding member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Walsenburg. Alice retired from Doscocil/Jefferson Meats/Stoppenbachs in 1984 after 32 years of service employed in the office. Several years later, she worked for Jefferson County Home Health Department until her moving to Colorado. Born July 16, 1920, the fourth child of Frank J. and Esther C. (Noren) Herbert in Hobson, MT, at the Judith Hotel. She is survived by daughter, Sharon Mitchell, Walsenburg; two grandsons, Jon D. Mitchell, Fort Atkinson, and Gregg Mitchell (Heather), Antigo, WI; two great-grandchildren, Cheyanne and Nicholas Mitchell; two sisters, Helen Baker, Fort Atkinson and North Fort Meyers, FL, and Marie Brokl, Fort Atkinson; two brothers, Robert (Evelyn) Herbert, Watertown, WI, and James (Jean) Herbert, Beaver Dam, WI; sister-in-law, Donna Herbert, Helenville, WI; numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and two very special cousins, Jessie Johnson and Florence Timmerman, both of Minneapolis, MN. She was preceded by her parents, one brother, John Herbert, two brothers-in-law, Roy Baker and Edward Brokl. She will be greatly missed by all her friends and relatives from Wisconsin and Colorado. Interment was at the South Koshkonong Cemetery with services at St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church on Monday, May 5, 2003. Visitation was at Dunlap Funeral Home on Sunday, May 4, 2003.

Hudran, George Sr.
George Hudran Sr. - Huerfano World - April 3, 2003 - George Hudran Sr., 91, passed away March 28, 2003 in Walsenburg. George was a miner and farmer, as he made his living on both sides of the ground. On top, for farming and raising his few cows, rabbits and chickens, and underneath the ground, mining coal. He met and married his sweetheart Jean; their 65-year marriage began Oct. 16, 1937. George only had an eighth grade education. He had to go to work, as many did, to help his parents support the family. There were 11 children in the family. His brother Mike and wife Mary owned a farm about ½ mile away. After his brother Mike was killed by lightning in 1961, George and Jean moved to town. George worked at the Allen Mine near Trinidad after the mines in Walsenburg shut down. He carpooled 70 miles one way daily. He retired from the Allen Mine in 1972. He lived life his way until cancer got the best of him. George is survived by his loving wife, Jean Hudran; daughter Dinah (Dennis) Sudar; son, George M. (Marlene) Hudran; grandchildren, Randy (Ronda) Sudar and their children, Jacob, Branden and Mathew, Rae Jean (Bruce) Benso, George S. (Selene) and their son, Dean, and Dawn (Jason) Wever; sisters Rose Kosarek, Helen Alberici, Kathy Bailey and Christine Bailey; brother, Harry Hudran; numerous nieces and nephews. At the request of George Hudran Sr. cremation will take place and there will be no services held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 720 N. Main St., Suite 418, Pueblo, 81003. Arrangements have been entrusted to the loving care of Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home.

Hudran, Harry
Harry Hudran - Pueblo Chieftain - January 31, 2004 - Harry Hudran, 85, born July 4, 1918, in Pryor, Colo., and a Pueblo resident for 50 years, passed away Jan. 29, 2004. Predeceased by his wife, Alma; two brothers and two sisters. Survived by his children, Harry (Maryann) Hudran, Betty Herrera, Donna (Robert) Montoya, Ellen (Bernard Bredig) Hudran and Paul Hudran; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. Harry was a World War II Army Veteran serving overseas for two years. He worked in the coal mines at Pryor and Rouse for 14 years and retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. with 29 years of service. Harry enjoyed farming and ranching. Viewing, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by the Pueblo Veteran's Ritual Team.

Hudran, Jean E.
Jean E. Hudran – Huerfano World – December 29, 2005 – Jean E. Hudran, 86, of Walsenburg passed away peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 20. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, George Hudran Sr. Mrs. Hudran worked for Safeway for 28 years, retiring in 1985. Mother of Dinah (Dennis) Sudar and George M. (Marlene) Hudran. Grandmother of Randy (Ronda) Sudar, Rae Jean (Bruce) Benso, George S. (Selene) Hudran, Dawn (Jason) Weaver. Great-grandmother of Jacob Sudar, Brenden Sudar, Matthew Sudar and Dean Hudran. Also survived by sisters, Erma Pavlik, Olga Michelli, and brother, Mario (Helen) Alberici and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hudran loved crocheting and spending time with her family. Interment was at South St. Mary Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the loving care of Johnson Romero Funeral Home.

Hudran, Susie
Mrs. Susie Hudran - Huerfano World - February 7, 1992 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1902: Died at Santa Clara, Mrs. Susie Hudran, 15. [Editor's Note: Susie Hudran died February 2, 1902. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, February 6, 1902, Page 1.]

Hudson, A. E.
A. E. Hudson – Durango Democrat – November 20, 1902 – Wounded Robber – Found with Bullet Hole Through His Stomach – Bandits Cornered – Last Night and Hot Fight Ensued – Trinidad, Colo., Nov. 19 – The Colorado and Southern train robber shot by Express Messenger Schriber during the attempt to rob the car last night was found near the scene of the attempted hold-up this morning with a bullet hole through his stomach. He died a short time afterward. The man refused to give his name or those of his companions. Letters on his person, however, led to his identification as A. E. Hudson, a coal miner who had been working at the Gray Creek mines. Alexander Clark, supposed to be one of the gang, was arrested while boarding a Denver and Rio Grande train here this afternoon at 2 o'clock. He stoutly denied his guilt and says he can prove he was working in the mine at Gray Creek at the time the robbery occurred. The officers claim the shoes he still wears are the same that could be traced near the scene of the hold-up. He is about 30 years old and single. Mrs. Hudson, the wife of the dead robber, was arrested this morning and is now in the county jail here. She denies all knowledge of the hold-up and says her husband accompanied by Alexander Clark, started on a hunting trip yesterday. The gun Hudson used was found however under the mattress on the bed in her house. She finally admitted it was brought to her house about 1 o'clock this morning by Guy La Croix, another suspect. Posses are now scouring the country in search of La Croix. A rumor at 10:30 tonight is to the effect that the remaining two robbers have been surrounded at the head of Frijolle creek and a hard fight between the posse and the robbers is being fought. Yuma Pioneer – November 28, 1902 – Colorado & Southern Train is Robbed Near Trinidad – Trinidad, Colo., Nov. 19 – Passenger train No. 7 on the Colorado & Southern, bound north from Fort Worth to Denver and due here at 10:30 last night, was held up at 10 o'clock near Beshoar station, twelve miles south of Trinidad. The train was in charge of Conductor Dennis Sullivan and John Gilfoil, engineer. The robbers were five in number, and one of them flagged the train with a red lantern while the others kept in hiding in the brush. When the train stopped two of the men mounted the engine cab and commanded the engineer and fireman, at the point of guns, to get off the engine. This order was promptly obeyed. The engineer was ordered to uncouple the express car, but instead of doing it he simply uncoupled the air hose, and the robbers, after firing a few shots to intimidate the passengers, mounted the engine and ordered the engineer to pull ahead with the express car. The train was pulled ahead about a mile from the first stop, to a lonely place, where it was evidently decided upon to commit the robbery. There three other robbers joined the others at the last stopping place. One robber took charge of the fireman, while the other four took the engineer to the express car and had him yell to the express messenger to open the car, saying that he was the engineer and for the man inside not to shoot. The messenger, whose name is W. H. Schriber of Fort Worth, Texas, in the meantime had put out all the lights in his car and fortified himself behind some trunks. The robbers fired several shots through the express car door, and finally, when they could not make the messenger open the door, they ordered the engineer to light the fuse on a sack of dynamite about five pounds of explosive, which they placed under the car. The robbers and the engineer then ran forward to the engine. The charge failed to explode. The express messenger then opened the door of his car about a foot and fired at the band of robbers with a shotgun loaded with buckshot. One of the bandits fell wounded. His companions picked up the wounded man and disappeared in the brush, while a fusillade of shots between Express Messenger Schriber and Conductor Sullivan on one side and the robbers on the other was exchanged. The train then proceeded on its way to Trinidad, arriving here forty minutes late. Railroad men here think the robbers were after the Colorado & Southern pay car, which arrived about an hour before No. 7 was due. The pay car carried a large amount of money, but No. 7 carried little cash. Trinidad and the surrounding country has been the scene of great activity to-day. Several posses have been scouring the country east and south of here, but at this hour no captures have been reported, with the exception of Alex. Clark, who is believed to be one of the robbers. He was arrested by Under Sheriff Kreeger at 2 o'clock this afternoon as he was boarding the Rio Grande north-bound train here. Clark drew his time check from the Grey Creek mine early this morning, and at once left, not even telling his most intimate companions where he was going. Under Sheriff Kreeger, while at Grey Creek this afternoon, got a tip to the effect that Clark was bound for Trinidad, and would leave on the Rio Grande this afternoon. Kreeger made a break-neck ride of nine miles in thirty-five minutes, and arrived here just in time to catch Clark as he was boarding the train. Clark denies having been in the party of robbers and states that he can prove that he was working in the Grey Creek mine all night last night. Hudson, the robber shot by Messenger Schriber, died at 4 o'clock this morning. He refused to say a word in reference to the hold-up. On the special train sent out to pick him up, he was closely questioned, but all the satisfaction that could be secured from him was: “I'm cold; wait until I get warm, then I'll tell you about it.” Up to the last he refused to say a word that would throw any light on the identity of his companions. Seven buckshot from the gun in the hands of Express Messenger Schriber entered the small of his back. His body is now at R. G. Sipe's morgue in this city and will not be disposed of until after the investigation and inquest, which will be held to-morrow, when Express Messenger Schriber will arrive. Colorado & Southern Detective Reno arrived tonight and will take charge of the posse.

Hudson, Benjamin R.
Benjamin R. Hudson - Pueblo Chieftain - September 04, 2001 - Benjamin R. Hudson, 84, passed away Sept. 1, 2001. Survived by his son, Roche G. Hudson, and grandchildren, Christopher R. Hudson and Mary E. Hudson, all of Lakewood, Colo. Born March 1, 1917, in Peggs, Cherokee Nation, Okla. Benjamin spent most of his boyhood days in Harrison, Ark., and moved to California in July 1941. He joined the Navy in August of 1943, during World War II and was discharged in November 1945. He lived in California for 23 years before moving to Pueblo in May of 1965. His occupation while living in California was an appliance technician and he continued his trade at Sears in Pueblo for 15 more years before retiring on April 2, 1982. Benjamin was an avid fisherman, bowler and golfer. He was a member of Christ Congregational Church and Eagles Lodge No. 145. He will lie in state at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2001, at Imperial Memorial Gardens, with Pastor Scott Thomas officiating.

Hudson, Carl Gerald
Carl Gerald Hudson - Pueblo Chieftain - June 6, 1987 - Carl Gerald Hudson, born Sept. 2, 1950, in Pueblo, Colo., passed away June 2, 1987, in Seattle, Wash., where he was residing. Mr. Hudson was a 1968, graduate of Pueblo County High School. He was preceded in death by a son, Shawn Hudson; his father, Jerry Hudson; and his mother, Theresa Zamora Hudson. Survived by children, Steven and Raquel, Seattle; brothers, Michael (Judy) Hudson, Steven (Janet) Hudson; and sisters, Charlotte Plewniack, Rochester, N.Y., Pat Harvey, Denver, and Debbie Montoya, Pueblo; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Monday, June 8, 1987, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with the Rev. Dan Lyons officiating.

Hudson, Donna
Donna Hudson – Huerfano World – August 16, 2001 - Donna Hudson died Aug. 9 in Aztec, NM. She is survived by John Hudson and two children, Carl and Mellisa. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at Walsenburg Masonic Cemetery.

Hudson, Dorothy Mae
Dorothy Mae Hudson - The Huerfano Journal - October 23, 2008 - Dorothy Mae Hudson, 92, of Walsenburg, died Monday, October 20, 2008. She is survived by her grandchildren, Debbie (Eddie) Hack, Amarillo, TX, Danny Hudson, Bullhead City, AZ, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Hudson, three sons, Bobby Gene, Donald and Harold, two sisters, Gertie Davis and Geri McAlpine. Visitation is Thursday October 23 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Boies-Ortega Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 24, 2008 at the Fairmont Cemetery in Lamar, CO.

Hudson, Frank
Frank Hudson - Colorado Weekly Chieftain - June 1, 1868 – Lynching of Horse Thieves - In another item we give an account of the stealing of four horses belonging to Mr. Lewis Conley, of this county, and the escape and pursuit of the thieves. Since writing the item alluded to, we have received further news of the affair. The pursuing party returned on Thursday morning, bringing in the horses. It seems the thieves were tracked as far as Chico creek, going down the Arkansas, and there the trail was lost sight of; but for good reasons it was thought they had gone down the river, Statesward; and so the pursuing party pushed on, traveling night and day. When they arrived at Fort Lyon, they learned that the thieves had passes there, from a description given of the men and horses. General Penrose, who is not at all partial to horse thieves, furnished fresh horses and a squad of soldiers to the pursuers, who thus reinforced pushed on and overtook the two men, about fifty miles below Fort Lyon. The fugitives were immediately taken into custody, without resistance which they saw would be useless. A "high court of impeachment" was summarily improvised, and the prisoners were called on to plead to the charges brought by the "managers." They made a full confession of the crime: gave their names as Charles Watson and Frank Hudson; that they had hired to Mr. Conley in Denver, about two months ago; that they were deserters from the army; that they now expected their fate, and seemed indifferent as to what might be. We might, by giving romantic details, make a sensational story for eastern papers, as to the fate of these two scalawags; but we choose simply to say that without loss of time, or expensive preparations, they were hanged to the limb of a "noble old cottonwood" until they were dead. Such is the retributive justice meted out to this class of border ruffians.

Hudson, Martha L.
Martha L. Hudson - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 2005 - Martha L. Hudson passed away Nov. 19, 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Pauline Grisham; and by her sister, Jeannie Slovecheck. Survived by her husband, Larry D. Hudson, Clovis, N.M.; sons, William D. (Sherry) Hudson and James Arthur Hudson, both of Pueblo; brothers, Johnny (Nicki) Grisham and Bill (Jeanna) Grisham, both of Pueblo; as well as several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Martha worked in the medical profession, first as an X-ray technician, then as a nuclear medicine technician and ended her career as director of diagnostic imaging at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. She and Larry moved to Clovis, N.M., in 2000. She was a life member of the nuclear medical society. Visitation, 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, with interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Donations in Martha's memory may be made to the Don and Sybil Harrington Cancer Center in Amarillo, Texas, through the funeral home office. Friends will be received after service at 432 Player Drive, Pueblo West, Colo.

Hudson, Mary Ann
Mary Ann Hudson - Mountain Mail – March 11, 2005 - Salida, CO - Mary Ann Hudson, 73, of Walsenburg, died March 6, 2005. Hudson was born March 18, 1931, in Leadville as Mary Ann Arnold. She spent her youth in the mining camp of Climax. She is survived by her three children; brother Carl Arnold; and aunt Marge Hrinek. Services will be held at the United Methodist Church in Walsenburg on Saturday, March 12, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Spanish Peaks Library District, 323 Main St., Walsenburg, CO 81089.

Hudson, Minnie
Minnie Hudson – Pueblo Chieftain – February 18, 1901 – The funeral of Mrs. Minnie Hudson, wife of Edward Hudson, took place yesterday afternoon from the Eighth street A. M. E. Church and was largely attended by friends of the deased (deceased). The interment was held at Riverview.

Hudson, Minnie
Minnie Hudson - Wray Gazette - October 21, 1904 - “Minnie” Hudson, a Pueblo colored man, known as a successful gambler and a professional politician, died on the 13th from the effects of wounds received in a fight in Kansas City several years ago.

Hudson, Murphy Lee
Murphy Lee Hudson - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home – March 27, 2003 - Murphy Lee Hudson, age 98, passed away at the Trinidad State Nursing Home on February 27, 2003. He was born on October 18, 1904 to William and Margaret Hudson in Dripping Springs, Texas. He graduated from Trinidad High School and attended Business College on the Trinidad State Junior College campus. Murphy was united in marriage to Marcella Donnelly on August 20, 1939 in Trinidad, Colorado. They lived for approximately 45 years in Trinchera, Colorado where he owned and operated his own garage. He was also a cattle rancher during this time. Murphy was a lifetime member of the Southern Colorado Livestock Association and the Masons. His favorite sports were bowling and football. He was an avid Bronco fan. Murphy also enjoyed spending time reading historical books. Preceded in death by parents, wife Marcella, son William Marvin, infant daughter Margaret Ann, brother Eldridge and sister-in-law Mary Lou. Surviving are daughter Sally Hudson Edwards of Trinchera, son Ralph Ivey of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, sister Georgia and William Doherty of Branson, sister-in-law Gertrude Donnelly Dazzo of Albuquerque, New Mexico, grandchildren Sarah (Tobin) Follenweider of Denver, Amy Brinker of Trinidad, great-grandchildren Cody, Ryan, Michael, Hannah Brinker of Trinidad and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, March 4, from 2-6 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at the chapel. Mr. Troy Mayfield of Branson will be officiating. Interment to follow at the Masonic Cemetery. Pallbearers are Ralph Ivey, Charles Hudson, John Hudson, Gary Hudson, Matt Doherty, and Tobin Follenwieder. Honorary pallbearers are Tanky Doherty, Charles Mock, Geroge Strasia, Bob Buhr, Excel Smith, Jack Morrow and Tom Ward. Arrangements for Murphy Lee Hudson are under the direction of the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.

Hudson, Robert Eldridge
Robert Eldridge Hudson - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 1988 - Robert Eldridge Hudson, 77, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1988, in Trinidad. Eldridge was a rancher, worked as postmaster of Trinchera and a rural mail carrier before his retirement in 1980. He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Trinchera; three sons, Charles (Leona) Hudson, Littleton, John (Sherron) Hudson, Colorado Springs, and Major Gary (Jody) Hudson, Eatonville, Wash.; six grandchildren; brother, Murphy Hudson, Branson; sister, Georgia (Bill) Doherty, Branson, Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, Campbell-Lewis-Cotter & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Richie officiating, followed by interment in the Masonic Cemetery. Graveside service will be conducted by Trinidad Lodge No. 89 AF&AM.

Hudson, Robert H.
Robert H. Hudson - Pueblo Chieftain - November 03, 1999 - Robert H. Hudson, 86, of Walsenburg, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999. Mr. Hudson was born on Feb. 2, 1913, in Gymon, Okla., to Joseph and Nora E. Worley Hudson. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Walsenburg, the Vaqueros Saddle Club in Lamar and a past member of the Elks Club of Walsenburg and Lamar. Mr. Hudson is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hudson, Walsenburg; grandchildren, Danny (Dana) Hudson, Canyon, Texas, and Debbie (Eddie) Hack, Amarillo, Texas; six great-grandchildren; nephew, Jim (Charlene) Hudson, Wiley; nieces, Audrey Reeves, Wichita, Kan., Lola Faye (Bud) Hughes, Hanford, Calif., and Patty (Bill) Dreiling, Missoula, Mont.; and sisters-in-law, Gertie Davis, Pueblo, Jeri McAlpine, Toyahvale, Texas, and Katherine Hudson, Walsenburg. Preceded in death by three sons, Bobby Gene, Donald and Harold Hudson; a brother, Paul Hudson; and a nephew, Bill Hudson. Service, 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 1999, at the Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel with Rev. Tom Jonoski officiating. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar. Huerfano World - November 4, 1999 – Robert H. Hudson, 86, of Walsenburg, died Monday, November 1, 1999. Mr. Hudson was born on February 2, 1913 in Guymon, Oklahoma to Joseph and Nora E. Worley Hudson. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Walsenburg, the Vaqueros Saddle Club in Lamar and a past member of the Elks Club of Walsenburg and Lamar. Mr. Hudson is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hudson, Walsenburg; grandchildren, Danny (Dana) Hudson, Canyon, Texas; Debbie (Eddie) Hack, Amarillo, Texas; six great-grandchildren, nephew, Jim (Charlene) Hudson, Wiley; nieces, Audrey Reeves, Wichita, Kansas; Lola Faye (Bud) Hughes, Hanford, California; Patty (Bill) Dreiling, Missoula, Montana; and JoAnn (Bob) Ratliff; sisters-in-law, Gertie Davis, Pueblo, Jeri McAlpine, Toyahvale, Texas, Katherine Hudson, Walsenburg. Proceeded in death by three sons, Bobby Gene, Donald and Harold Hudson, a brother, Paul Hudson and a nephew, Bill Hudson. Service 9:00 A.M., Friday, November 5, 1999 at the Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel with Rev. Tom Janoski officiating. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.

Hudson, Sandra J.
Sandra J. Hudson - Pueblo Chieftain - July 30, 2002 - Sandra J. Hudson, 54, passed away July 28, 2002. Survived by her mother, Edith Roth; children, Ralph Hudson Jr., Robert (Deanna) Beach, James (Christina) Beach, Herbert Hudson (fiancι, Maria Gonzalez) and Sarah Hudson (fiancι, Lawrence Vigil), all of Pueblo; siblings, Debie, Brenda Lee of Texas, Johnny Gambell of Florida, Ronnie of New York and Mike Roth of Pueblo; and eight grandchildren. Preceded in death by her father, Howard J. Slinger; brother, Gary; and aunt, Eva Walton. Sandra was born Oct. 4, 1947, in Trinidad, Texas. Member of Claremont Seventh-day Adventist Church and was the Darkest Leader there for eight years. She also delivered commodities to the needy. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Private family interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at Claremont Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1503 W. Arroyo, with the Rev. Bryan W. Mann officiating.

Hudson, Victoria Elizabeth
Victoria Elizabeth Hudson - Huerfano World - August 26, 1999 - Victoria Elizabeth Hudson, 50, of Fort Worth, TX, died August 21, 1999 in Bedford, TX. Born June 5, 1949 in Tuttle, OK, she is a former resident of Amarillo and Pampa, TX, and had been living in Fort Worth since 1994. A student at Tarrant County Junior College, she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, Who's Who in Junior Colleges and on the dean's honor list. Survivors include two sons, Tony Mikell Lunetta, Fort Collins and Robert John Lunetta, Everett, WA; her father and stepmother, Robert L. and Jodi Hudson, Mack; her mother, Helen L. Dribble, North Carolina; her brother, Jody Bob Hudson, Mack; her sister, Bobbie Diane Roberts, New York; three grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, August 30 in Fruita Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in New Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.

Hudson, Walter H. Jr.
Walter Haskel Hudson Jr. - Huerfano World - September 22, 1994 - Walter Haskel Hudson Jr., 68, of Durant, OK, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 1994 in a Dallas, TX, veteran's hospital. Born Nov. 16, 1925, in Del Carbon to Walter and Myrtle Hudson, he lived in Walsenburg most of his life. He attended a junior college, learning the welding trade. He entered the US Army in 1943, serving in the Pacific. He worked as a welder most of his life and in his spare time enjoyed doing leather craft. Survivors include his mother, Myrtle, Walsenburg Care Center; six children, John Hudson and Ronald Hudson, Durant; Georgia Orum, Ruidoso, NM, Patty Greenwood and Ronald Hudson, Socorro, NM, Ellen Koolstra, Berthoud; four sisters, Goldie Paro, Lower Lake, CA, Laurie Mae Singer, Cheraw, Mary Brunelli, Gulnare and Gale Kosmider, Gallup, NM; one brother, Charles Hudson, Walsenburg; his ex-wife, Frances Hubner, Socorro, NM; 21 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday in Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg at 1 p.m. The family can be contacted at 327 Sproull Avenue, Walsenburg.

Hudson, William
William Hudson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 1996 - William Hudson, 64, of Gardner, died Monday, Dec. 30, 1996. Survived by his wife, Annabelle Hudson, Gardner, parents, Geraldine McAlpine, Toyah, Texas, Paul (Katherine) Hudson, Tanya (Tom) Hibpshman, Walsenburg, Marci (Dee) Greeman, Alamosa, William Lee Hudson, Pueblo; brother Jim (Charlene) Hudson, Wiley; half-sister, Patty (Bill) Dreiling, Missoula, Mont.; uncle and aunt, Robert and Dorothy Hudson, Walsenburg, Gertrude Davis, Pueblo; sisters and brother-in-law, Susie (Anthony) Ruiz, Walsenburg, Josephine Gibson, Longmont, Rose Guara, Colorado Springs, Al Martinez, San Diego, Calif., Bill Martinez, Arizona; numerous nephews, nieces, loyal employees and a host of friends. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Thursday, United Methodist Church, Walsenburg, with Rev. Bruce Sage officiating. Cremation, Almont Crematory. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to La Clinica in Gardner. Bill Hudson - Huerfano World - December 31, 1998 - In Loving memory of Bill Hudson, who died December 30, 1996. - Verse - Lovingly missed by wife Ann Hudson.

Hudspeth, James Kenneth
James "Jim" Kenneth Hudspeth - Pueblo Chieftain - February 18, 2005 - James "Jim" Kenneth Hudspeth, 73, passed away Feb. 16, 2005, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Jim was born to Kenneth and Margaret Hudspeth on May 11, 1931. He is survived by his loving daughters, Mindy Hudspeth, Jame (Brad) Cleave of Hayden, Idaho, and Charla (Eric) Simonson of Woodland Park, Colo. Also survived by his sister, Colleen Yorgin of Aurora, Colo.; as well as seven grandchildren and one great-grandson. Jim was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Beth; and his daughter, Sylva Hudspeth Brady. There are many additional relatives and friends who also mourn his death. Following cremation, a service will be held in the Chapel of Imperial Funeral Home at 5450 Highway 78 West, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb.19. In lieu of food and flowers, the family respectfully requests any donations be made to the charity of your choice in his memory.

Hudspeth, Lorna Florence
Lorna Florence Hudspeth - Pueblo Chieftain - June 9, 1987 - Lorna Florence Hudspeth, late of Pueblo, died June 8, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by her sisters, Susan Renkel and Eleanore Young, Pueblo; nieces Marlene Young, Kay (Gary) Rankin, DeNean (Edward) Murray, all of Pueblo; and her nephews, William (Marschula) Renkel, Denver; David H. Renkel, Minneapolis, Minn.; and Dr. Larry (Marjorie) Young, Mesa, Ariz. Survived also by great-nieces and nephews and a cousin, Goldie Rearick, Pueblo. She was an active member of the Credit Union and PERA. Born Feb. 24, 1909, in Stratton and was a Pueblo resident since 1925. She retired from the Colorado State Hospital in 1974, where she worked in the medical records office. Preceded in death by her father, William E. Wade, 1956, and her mother, Minnie E. Wade, 1968. Service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, Davis-Wallin Memorial Chapel. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Visitation, Wednesday until service time.

Hudspeth, Mary Beth
Mary Beth Hudspeth - Pueblo Chieftain - April 12, 2001 - Mary Beth Hudspeth, 66, passed away April 11, 2001, at St. Mary Corwin Hospital. She is survived by her loving husband James, 3 daughters, Mindy Hudspeth, James (Brad) Cleave of Athol, Idaho, and Charla (Eric) Simonson of Woodland Park, CO. Also survived by her sister, Katherine Zerfas; as well as 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. Preceded in death by her parents Roy R. and Katherine Shouse, and daughter Sylva Hudspeth Brady. There are many additional relatives and friends who also mourn her death. Following cremation a memorial service will be held in the Chapel of Imperial Funeral Home at 5450 Highway 78 West on Saturday, April 14 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of food and flowers, the family respectfully requests any donations be made to the charity of your choice.

Hudspeth, Sarah Shannon
Sarah Shannon Hudspeth – Pueblo Chieftain – December 3, 1947 - Sarah Shannon Hudspeth, 1855 – 1947 - Sarah Shannon was born September 26, 1855 in Brown County, Illinois. When a very small child, she came with her parents and brothers and sisters to Eastern Kansas and settled on a farm about five miles south of Drexel, Mo. Here she spent the greater part of her life. Nearly twenty-two years ago, she moved to Pueblo, Colo., to make her home. Many years ago she had been baptized and joined the Christian Church of Merwin, Mo. She departed for her new home on the other side December 2, 1947 at the home of her niece, Mrs. Cleo Morlan. The funeral was held December 4th at the Geo. McCarthy funeral home with the Rev. Oral J. Burns officiating. She was laid to rest in Mountain View cemetery. She was the last of her generation to go, but a number of nieces and nephews survive her, only two of whom live in Pueblo, Colo., Mrs. Ruth Wilkerson and Mrs. Cleo Morlan, with whom she made her home.

Huerta, Gregorio
Gregorio Huerta - The Pueblo Star Journal - August 10, 1970 - Gregorio Huerta, late of 2505 Spruce, Aug. 9. Mr. Huerta was born at Teocaltiche, Jalisco, Mexico, and lived in Pueblo since 1925. Husband of Mrs. Helen Huerta and father of Mrs. Joseph Gallagher of Dorchester, Iowa; Mrs. Louis Lazo and Mrs. Edmund Vallejo, both of Pueblo; Encarnacion Huerta of Denver; Mrs. James Tafoya, Mrs. John Maloney and Helen Huerta, all of Pueblo; Mrs. Mike Tomko of Arvada, and Theresa Huerta, Mrs. Frank Martinez and Joseph Paul Huerta, all of Pueblo. Mr. Huerta was preceded in death by a son, Frank L. Huerta, in June 1964. Mr. Huerta is a son-in-law of Mrs. Rose A. Carpio of Pueblo, and a brother of Mr. Hilarion P. Huerta of Pueblo. Also survived by 27 grandchildren. Retired as employee of State, Inc. in 1966 and was a member of Construction Union, Local 354. Recitation of Rosary and Bible Service, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Church. Mass of Resurrection 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 2505 Spruce.

Huerta, Jose
Jose Huerta – Bayfield Blade – July 23, 1915 – Mexican Hit in Fight is Dead – Pueblo – Jose Huerta, 27, a Mexican laborer, who was struck with a pick handle by H. R. Beavers, foreman of a paving gang, died at St. Mary's hospital. A fracture of the skull at the base of the brain is supposed to have been the direct cause of death.

Huerta, Martha
Martha “Delores” Huerta – Pueblo Chieftain – October 10, 2006 - Martha "Delores" Huerta, 69, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Oct. 7, 2006, after a courageous battle with cancer. Loving wife of Robert Huerta, Pueblo; mother of Robert Daniel (Kim) Huerta, Kansas City, Mo., and Susan (Mark) Hynes, Fort Collins; grandmother of Megan Huerta, Kansas City, Lauren Price and Logan Hynes, Fort Collins; sister of Jesse James Knight, Albert Knight and Beatrice Rankin, all of Pueblo. She will be missed dearly by numerous family members and friends. After retiring, she enjoyed spending time with her husband, Bob, at their cabin in the mountains. Delores touched the lives of many people as she always tried to make everyone feel happy and comfortable even when she wasn't well herself. Delores was a very courageous woman and those around her gained strength from her spirit. Memorial service, 10 a.m. today, Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Martha's memory to the American Cancer Society.

Huey, Thad
Thad Huey - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - December 23, 1921 - Thad Huey Dies at Pueblo - Thad Huey, a prominent stock and race horse man of Las Animas died at Pueblo Saturday following an operation. He is well known in this section. Burial took place Tuesday.

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